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Title

Portrait of W. R. Snodgrass, PRCPSG 1948-1950

Description

Seated bust-length portrait of Snodgrass wearing college robes and President's badge.

William Robertson Snodgrass was a well-educated man, receiving several degrees from the University of Glasgow; MA in 1910, BSc in 1913, MBChB in 1913, and MD in 1935. He served with the Royal Army Medical Corps during the First World War and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1920.

After the War he became Chief Medical Adviser of the Glasgow Venereal Disease service. He worked as a physician at the Southern General Hospital in Glasgow and was Consultant Physician at the Glasgow Western Infirmary by 1942.

Date

20th century

Identifier

51

Rights

© the artist's estate

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

59.5 x 49.5 cm

Materials

Oil on canvas

Portrait of W. R. Snodgrass, PRCPSG 1948-1950

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

59.5 x 49.5 cm

Materials

Oil on canvas

Files

GLA_RCPG_PCF_96.jpg

Collection

Citation

Stone; Geoffrey (1931-2005); Artist, “Portrait of W. R. Snodgrass, PRCPSG 1948-1950,” Heritage, accessed May 25, 2022, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/367.